Can you ride the Kawasaki Ninja 650R / ER-6F on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Kawasaki Ninja 650R / ER-6F (2012 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!
Kawasaki Ninja 650R / ER-6F (2012 onwards)
The Kawasaki ER-6f is also known as the 650R or EX-6. It is a brilliant first bike and commuter.
It’s lightweight, reliable and has offers exceptional performance and build quality for the buck. Keep in mind that there are a few versions of the ER-6F, which launched in 2005, 2009 and 2012.
From 2012, the model is more commonly known as the Kawasaki Ninja 650R.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Kawasaki Ninja 650R / ER-6F is a 649cc A2-friendly sport bike. It has a power output of 52 kW (70 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 33% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Kawasaki Ninja 650R / ER-6F on an A2 licence. See the Kawasaki Ninja 650R / ER-6F specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Kawasaki Ninja 650R / ER-6F.
|Restriction Required||33% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||805 mm|
|Front tyre size||120/70-17|
|Rear tyre size||160/60-17|
|Top speed||130 mph|
|Engine size||649 cc|
|Engine type||Inline 2|
|Engine oil capacity||1.9 litres|
|Power output||52 kW|
|Power output||70 bhp|
|Torque output||47 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||16 litres|
|Fuel tank range||150 miles|
|Fuel consumption||47 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|